Human Resources - GACE Test
Paraprofessional Assessment Test
Please make sure you have read all information below about your test, as well as our "Testing Policies" before you schedule an appointment.
The GACE Paraprofessional assessment measures the skills and knowledge in reading, writing and math possessed by prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. It also measures their ability to apply those skills and knowledge when assisting in classroom instruction
This assessment is taken by prospective and practicing paraprofessionals to demonstrate that they are knowledgeable in reading, writing and math, and that they are capable of assisting in classroom instruction.
Test takers have 2 1/2 hours to complete the assessment.
The Paraprofessional assessment is given in a computer-delivered format. The test has 90 selected-response questions, approximately two-thirds of which focus on basic skills and knowledge. The remaining one-third focuses on applying skills in the classroom. All test questions are in English.
The GACE Paraprofessional assessment is reported as a scaled score with a scale of 100 to 300. The passing standards for the GACE Paraprofessional assessment is 250.
The test fee for the GACE Paraprofessional assessment is $37.00, to be paid with a credit/debit card or active checking account at the time of registration. Payment is not-refundable.
Test takers must present acceptable photo identification documentation.
The use of cell phones, smart phones, tablets, PDA's and other electronic, listening, recording, scanning or photographic devices is strictly prohibited in the testing center.
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